Venus in Overdrive

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Venus in Overdrive
Studio album by Rick Springfield
Released July 29, 2008
Genre Rock, Pop rock
Length 41:33
Label New Door Records
Producer Rick Springfield and Matt Bissonette
Rick Springfield chronology
The Day After Yesterday
(2005)The Day After Yesterday2005
Venus in Overdrive
Songs for the End of the World
(2012)Songs for the End of the World2012
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars [1]

Venus in Overdrive is the 14th studio album by rock musician Rick Springfield. According to an interview that Springfield gave to the website Songfacts, the title track was written about his wife, Barbara Porter, whom he married in 1984. The album spent two weeks on Billboard's album chart.[2]

Track listing[edit]

All lyrics written by Rick Springfield; all music composed by Springfield and Matt Bissonette.

No. Title Length
1. "What's Victoria's Secret?" 3:15
2. "I'll Miss That Someday" 3:20
3. "Venus in Overdrive" 2:48
4. "One Passenger" 4:29
5. "Oblivious" 3:52
6. "3 Warning Shots" 3:25
7. "Time Stand Still" 4:16
8. "God Blinked (Swing It Sister)" 3:31
9. "Mr. PC" 2:41
10. "She" 4:18
11. "Nothing Is Ever Lost" 1:40
12. "Saint Sahara" 3:58

Bonus track on German edition - 13. "Who Killed Rock 'N' Roll?"

Bonus tracks on Best Buy edition - 13. "My Generation" 14. "Jessie's Girl (Acoustic)"


Chart (2008) Peak
US Billboard 200[3] 28


  • Rick Springfield - Lead Vocals, Guitars
  • Matt Bissonette - Bass, Backing Vocals
  • George Bernhardt - Guitars
  • Derek Hilland - Keyboards
  • Rodger Carter - Drums


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